Author Topic: TR Greenhead to Brampton on part of Hadrians Wall Sun 28 Oct 18  (Read 708 times)

April

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On Sunday we got the bus to Greenhead and we were walking westward on Hadrian's Wall and ending up in Brampton. It wasn't as cold as yesterday but it was a bit cloudy.

Beefy at Poltross Burn Milecastle


The information board at the Milecastle


Poltross Burn Milecastle


The wall at Willowford


There were a few light showers for the next hour but not amounting to much. We also had a bit of blue sky!

The wall at Willowford again


On the way to Birdoswald


We stopped for some lunch near Birdoswald sheltering behind the wall.

The view south to Cold Fell


Combcrag Wood


Cold Fell and Talkin Fell in the distance


Vibrant colour in Banks


On the way down the road from Banks to Lanercost


Seat near Lanercost


Reflections in the river Irthing


Lanercost Priory


We had a banana break sitting on the seats near the Old Bridge.

Quarry Beck


The path through Quarry Beck


It was a delight walking through here, the colours were fab.

Brampton Ridge


It was busy here today with some loud shouty people, shame, they spoiled the last bit of the walk.

Brampton Ridge again


We were a bit knackered by the time we got to Brampton. From memory I'd thought the walk was 9 miles, it was 12.5 miles when I worked it out at home  :-[ I've done the walk often enough too! The route was Greenhead - Gilsland - Willowford - Birdoswald - Banks - Lanercost - Quarry Beck - Brampton Ridge - Brampton. 20km with 280m ascent.
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

beefy

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Great pics Ape O0 Nice colours,
I love this time of year wish it was a bit warmer though :D
DRIP COFFINS  :D

Ridge

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Lovely photos April.
That's a fair way, particularly for a winter walk.
Over hill, over dale. Thorough brush, thorough brier....
I do wander every where

April

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Thanks Ridge

It is a long way for a pair of old codgers  :)
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Dovegirl

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Beautiful autumn colours April    :)   I've been to Lanercost Priory.  A lovely spot.

pleb

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Yep I like the autumn colour too  O0

April

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Thanks Dovegirl and pleb  O0
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Lovely photos again, April O0
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April

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Thanks sunnydale  O0
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

Innominate Man

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Just had a second viewing of this TR !
Lovely colours/photos. As much as I love the hills, this shows that autumn can be enjoyed (almost) as much at low level  O0


Don't suppose anyone else noticed but I spotted a goblin on the bench near Lanercost photo  :D
Only a hill but all of life to me,
Up there, between the sunset and the sea.  Geoffrey Winthrop Young.

April

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Don't suppose anyone else noticed but I spotted a goblin on the bench near Lanercost photo  :D

 ;D

Thanks IM  :)
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

adalard

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Another great set of photos, April - feels like you could almost step into the picture of Combcrag Wood.  :) O0

April

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feels like you could almost step into the picture of Combcrag Wood

It was a bit of a wow moment when we got to the start of the wood

Thanks adalard  O0
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong